Climate change workshop: Adaptation strategies for Canadian municipalities

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Canadian Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA)
Date:
27 Nov 2013
Location:
Canada (Ottawa)
Venue:
Delta Ottawa City Centre

Following a successful event last year which set the stage for networking and information sharing among climate change experts, CWWA’s Climate Change Committee will be organizing of a workshop on November 27 to keep the momentum going. Based on current information provided by municipal, provincial and federal representatives pertaining to the level of preparedness and adaptation of water utilities to climate change impacts, the Committee agreed upon three major themes to be considered:

  • Climate change information and its impact to health, safety, and level of service
  • Advocating for adaptation and
  • Success stories

Confirmed Speakers and Topics

  • Updates on City of Windsor’s Draft, Climate Change Adaptation Plan: Paul Drca, City of Windsor
  • Climate Change Adaptation and Practical Coping Strategies: Deborah Harford, Simon Fraser University
  • Updates on Regional Climate Model for City of Edmonton: Steven Chan, City of Edmonton

Invited Speakers and Topics

  • Climate Change Adaptation: David MacLeod, Toronto Water
  • Asset Management and Flooding: Michael D’Andrea, Toronto Water
  • Basement Flooding Program: Ted Bowering, Toronto Water
  • Updates on City of London Climate Change Adaptation Strategy, dealing with extreme rainfall events: Berta Krichner City of London


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How to register

For further information kindly email the event organiser


Keywords

Themes:
Climate Change, Information Management, Urban Risk & Planning
Hazards:
Flood
Countries:
Canada
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